Under the general direction of the Environmental Program Manager I, the Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) will supervise a staff of Environmental Scientists and act as lead for Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialists) located in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. The successful candidate will negotiates complex agreements, including, conservation plans, conservation banks, mitigation plans, CEQA project reviews, CESA permits, Water Rights permits, FERC project reviews and 1600 agreements. Ensures that all agreements and permits comply with Department policies and regulations. Other duties include contract management for environmental review and permitting, identifying training needs and coordinating the development and implementation for regional staff, serving as lead Department representative in meetings and on teams and task forces with other state, local and federal agencies. Requires frequent travel to coordinate with staff.
This position offers challenging and diverse assignments, and an exciting opportunity for personal and professional development. We value innovative thinking and collaborative approaches in this key leadership and supervisory position. A high degree of personal initiative is expected.
Please list position and RPA number on your application under Job Title(s) for which you are applying. To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past state civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification. **If you have SROA/Surplus status, please indicate by either attaching your surplus letter or notating it on line 12 of your application.
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